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synonyms for plumb bob

  • bob
  • lead
  • plumb
  • plumb line
  • plumb rule
  • plummet
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In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There was a slight shuddering movement of his whole frame—Bob was dead.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It may also be made the change next before the single bob, in which change it may be made two wayes; viz.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The half hunt is alwayes one of the two hindmost bells which makes every bob-change.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Bob, the boy who had bought Squinty, the comical pig, laughed and clapped his hands.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
At first Bob held Squinty's front feet, and walked along with him so the little pig would get used to the new trick.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
They would feed him apples, potatoes and sometimes bits of cake that Bob's mother gave them.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
In fact, just then, Bob was wondering what new trick he could teach Squinty the next day.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Once or twice Squinty looked back toward the pen he had run away from, to see if Bob, his master, were coming after him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
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WORDS RELATED TO PLUMB BOB

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  • ballast
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  • counterpoise
  • counterweight
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